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Bru·no

 (bro͞o′nō), Giordano 1548?-1600.
Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles in formulating his cosmic theory of an infinite universe. Condemned by the Inquisition for heresy, immoral conduct, and blasphemy, he was burned at the stake.
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Bruno

(ˈbruːnəʊ)
n
1. (Biography) Franklin Roy, known as Frank. born 1961, British heavyweight boxer
2. (Biography) Giordano (dʒorˈdano). 1548–1600, Italian philosopher, who developed a pantheistic monistic philosophy: he was burnt at the stake for heresy
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Bru•no

(ˈbru noʊ)

n.
1. Giordano, 1548?–1600, Italian philosopher.
2. Saint, c1030–1101, German founder of the Carthusian order.
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Noun1.Bruno - German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
2.Bruno - (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)Bruno - (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
3.Bruno - Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600)
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